Click Here to view the flag raising and presentation on the “Legacy of Liberia’s 1822 Founding and the 191st Anniversary of President James Monroe’s Death,” by Mark Walsh
2022 Annual Wreath Laying
On April 28, 2022 we continued the celebration of President James Monroe’s 264th Birthday with a wreath laying ceremony at his grave site in the Hollywood Cemetery of Richmond, VA. Pictures courtesy of Michael Lyman and Peter Broadbent.
2022 Annual Birthday Celebration
On April 23, 2022 we celebrated President James Monroe’s 264th Birthday at his newly reconstructed Birthplace in Westmoreland County, VA. Pictures courtesy of Christine Reisner and Michael Lyman
Programs Available for 2022 Birthplace and Grave Site Memorial Celebrations
Click Here for a copy of the program at the Birthplace on April 23, 2022. Click here for a copy of the program at the Grave Site on April 28, 2022.
On October 2, 2021, We celebrated the Monroe Birthplace Museum Grand Opening
Click Here to view the official announcement of the Monroe Birthplace Grand Opening on October 2, 2021. Click Here for Our Official Program Pictures courtesy of Peter Broadbent, Shelby Chandler, G. William Thomas, and Beau Robertson
2021 Birthday and Memorial Events Cancelled
On March 10, 2021 we announced that the annual birthday celebration at the Birthplace and memorial celebration at Hollywood Cemetery had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full announcement here.
On July 4, 2020, the City of Hampton and Fort Monroe Hosted Virtual Fireworks
The City of Hampton and Fort Monroe Fourth of July Special aired on the Hampton City Channel, Cox 47 and FIOS 22, at 7 pm on July 4, 2020. While there was not an in-person fireworks show at Fort Monroe this year, the special production featured Hampton’s great Fourth of July traditions including a fireworks show, music and greetings and …
Click Here for an announcement by the President and Vice President of the James Monroe Memorial Foundation regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Monroe Birthday and Gravesite Wreathlaying ceremonies.
On September 17, 2019, Monroe’s Ballange Suite in the White House was featured in an AP News Article
WASHINGTON (AP) — She’s done a lot with the place. Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will have a few new touches to showcase Friday when guests visit the White House for only the second state dinner of the Trump presidency. There’s refreshed wall fabric in the Red Room, repurposed draperies in the Green Room and restored …